"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

February 24, 2009

Bits and Pieces for the Week of February 22 - 28

"The complexity of Naomi Klein's portrayal of the rise of disaster capitalism, The Shock Doctrine, has won its author the inaugural £50,000 Warwick prize for writing." It's really a pretty easy read... it blew me away. (7 of 6)

"GOP hates earmarks — except the ones its members sponsor." (7 of 6)

Meteor Blades at DKos does a great job of promoting Hilda Solis for Secretary of Labor. "Solis would arguably be the most liberal appointee in Obama's Cabinet." Which I think is sorely needed. (7 of 6)

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